SoloPower Systems Technology Selected by Direct Group Africa for Green Living City Program

Companies working together to accomplish 54 megawatts of solar projects on 15,000 low income and student housing units in South Africa. Key Highlights: SoloPower commissioned for...
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Algeria: Researchers make bricks from waste, desert sand

By Wagdy Sawahel - SciDev.Net Algerian and Malaysian researchers have designed cheap eco-friendly bricks that can be made from waste materials. Population growth in many urban...

Wild Banana Leaf Canopy on display at COP17

Pretoria - The Department of Environmental Affairs will be using 25 000 Strelitzia Nicolai leaves - more commonly known as wild banana leaves -...

High Level Green Growth Forum with President of Kenya and UNEP Executive Director

The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF): First African Regional Conference Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 8.00am – 11.30am Venue: UNEP Headquarters, Conference Room 1 Who H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President...

Yingli and Namene Form Joint Venture to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects in West Africa

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. ("Yingli" or "Yingli Solar") (NYSE: YGE), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its...

GDP ‘not sufficient’ for measuring economic wealth

A group of the world's top environmental scientists have backed calls for replacing the gross domestic product (GDP) as a sole measure of a nation's economic wealth with...

Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By Puneet Kollipara - SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia...

SA: Renewable energy programme to bring R47bn in investment

Pretoria - The Department of Energy says it is expecting R47 billion to be invested in the country through Window 1 of the Renewable...

Global alliance to study planetary changes revealed

A global alliance of environmental research agencies, policy organisations and international donors will be launched at the Planet Under Pressure conference in London, United...

E-waste – computers and cell phones pose contamination risk

The technological explosion of the past three decades has brought about many advantages. Some of these include an increased ease in the way people...

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